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International Journal of Polymer Science
Volume 2015, Article ID 303517, 6 pages
Research Article

Study of Surface Roughness of Machined Polymer Composite Material

1Faculty of Manufacturing Technologies, Technical University of Kosice with Seat in Presov, Sturova 31, 080 01 Presov, Slovakia
2Nanotechnology Centre, VSB-TUO, 17. Listopadu 15/2172, Poruba, 708 33 Ostrava, Czech Republic

Received 5 August 2014; Revised 18 December 2014; Accepted 22 December 2014

Academic Editor: Mahbub Hasan

Copyright © 2015 Zuzana Hutyrová et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


The aim of this paper is to evaluate the influence of selected cutting parameters (speed of rotation and feed rate) on the surface topography of drilled WPC material. Objective of the study is to establish dependence of the surface roughness of borehole walls (parameter —average maximum height) on the speed of rotation and feed rate of a drill bit. Technological parameters of experimental drilling were feed rate of 100–300 mm·min−1 and speed of rotation of 2000–6000 rpm.